Culture Wars

Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 16:49

"In "Christian Jihad", Colonel V. Doner presents an authoritative and extraordinary dissection of the Neo-Fundamentalist mind, focusing primarily on its manifestation within Christianity. Doner provides an inside look at what drives the culture war with all its fear and paranoia, its "God-given" mandates, its "biblical" vision for God, country, and family, and how someone like Sarah Palin has become possible.

Apostles of Reason: The Crisis of Authority in American Evangelicalism

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 11/20/2016 - 15:22

"Evangelical Christianity is a paradox. Evangelicals are radically individualist, but devoted to community and family. They believe in the transformative power of a personal relationship with God, but are wary of religious enthusiasm. They are deeply skeptical of secular reason, but eager to find scientific proof that the Bible is true.